Carl Arthur Murrant
January 30, 1932 - March 29, 2010
Murrant, Carl Arthur - Suddenly at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Monday, March 29th, 2010, Carl Murrant at 78 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Lucy Mae Murrant (nee McNeil). Dear father of Jim Murrant (Carole), Howard Murrant (Connie), Carl Murrant (Christine), and Jane Francis (Neil). Cherished grandfather of Shay (Jason), Shawna (Greg), Natalie, Jeremy (Liz), Josh, Daryl (Sara), and great grandfather of Emily, Olivia, Rachel, and Abby. Predeceased by his siblings. At Carl’s request there will be cremation with a family service at a later date. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to the NHH - Dialysis Unit.
Catherine Wallis Waskowec
September 3, 1933 - March 28, 2010
WASKOWEC, Catherine Wallis - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Sunday March 28th, 2010 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late Les Rath. Loving mother of Mark Waskowec (Bev Moher) and Marie Waskowec (Cory Stephens). Pre-deceased by her parents Harry and Clementine MacRae. Dear stepmother of Sandra McBride (Glen), Steven Rath (Lynda), James Rath, Lorne Rath (Anna), Kevin Rath (Linda) and the late Harold Rath. Lovingly remembered by many grandchildren. Pre-deceased by her brother David MacRae (Jean), and sisters Clementine Wilcox and Helen Hunter. Also fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at he MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday April 1st, 2010 at 10:30 am. Cremation with interment in Waite’s Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care.
October 21, 1935 - March 28, 2010
NELSON, Joseph “Joe” - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday March 28th, 2010 in his 75th year. Beloved husband of the late Rose Roddy. Loving father of Anne Day (Ken), Thomas Nelson (Kathy) and Tracey Loveless (James). Dear grandfather of Shannon, Michelle, James, Justin and Jake. Pre-deceased by his sisters Ella, Mary and Susan and brothers Hugh, Jim and William. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home 11 King St., W., Colborne on Friday from 1-5 pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday April 3rd, 2010 at 1 pm. Cremation with interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Grafton. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Patricia Alice Shields
April 5, 1928 - March 25, 2010
Peacefully on March 25th 2010 at the Golden Plough Lodge in her 82nd year. Predeceased by parents John and Alice Charles. Mother to Anne Shields and Stephen and his wife Mirja Shields. Will be missed by granddaughter Laura. Cremation with an interment to take place at a later date. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to Saint Elizabeth Health Care, the Stephen Lewis Foundation or Horizons of Friendship. Condolences may be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. East, Cobourg, Ontario (905) 372 5132
Kurtis Charles Kreisz
February 5, 2004 - March 22, 2010
Kreisz, Kurtis - On Monday, March 22, 2010 at Hospital for Sick Children at 6 years of age. Kurtis, much loved son of Frank Kreisz and Sheena Jackson. Loving brother of Chloe. Dear grandson of Louise Church, Melanie Jackson and Mario Bedard. Will be missed by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation to be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Monday, March 29 from 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Interment at St. Michael’s Cemetery. Donations may be made to SickKids Foundation (for Cancer Research).
October 11, 1933 - March 23, 2010
James, E. Germaine - Peacefully at Quinte Health Care Trenton Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Germaine (nee Samson) in her 77th year. Cherished daughter of the late Viola Grace (Mutton) Samson. Beloved wife of Terry. Loving mother of Kathleen James-Cavan and her husband Stephen Cavan, Marlene James, and Megan and her husband Mark Cayen. Dear Grandmother of Nick, Sophia and Bryn James-Cavan; and Sara, Emma and Hannah Cayen. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 29th at Eden United Church, Dundonald, at 2 p.m. Interment of cremated remains at Shiloh Cemetery. Reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations to Trenton Memorial Hospital – Palliative Care Suites would be appreciated by the family and can be made through MacCoubrey Funeral Home (905-372-5132). The family are very grateful for the dedication of Dr. Noland and the staff of Trenton Memorial Hospital.
June 17, 1930 - March 19, 2010
TAYLOR, Joyce Eileen Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Friday March 19th, 2010 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Richard (Dick) Taylor. Loving mother of Anna Kato and her husband John. Dear grandmother of Kyle and Sean. Lovingly remembered by her sister Mary Ellen Lloyd. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Thursday March 25th from 1-2 pm., followed by a memorial service at 2 pm. If desired donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.
Sheila Dawn Davey
May 2, 1951 - March 21, 2010
Davey, Sheila Dawn (nee Chard) Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Sunday, March 21st, 2010, Sheila Davey (nee Chard) at 58 years of age. Cherished wife of Wesley Davey. Loving mother of Michael Allen (Deanna), and Scott Allen. Beloved daughter of Edythe Chard and the late Kendel Chard and sister of Barbara Bond (Robert). Step-mother of Shawn Davey (Maureen), Darwin Davey (Jeri), and Marriette Bylsma (Dave). Dear grandmother of eight grandchildren. A memorial visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., in Cobourg on Thursday, March 25th, from 6 to 8 pm. Those wishing may make memorial donation by cheque to the Junior Sailing School of the Cobourg Yacht Club.
Sarah "Sally" Carrie
CARRIE, Sarah (Sally) - Peacefully at the Westmount Nursing Home, Kitchener on Friday March 12th, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Carrie. Loving mother of Colin Carrie (Jane Barlow) and Linda Hoselton. Grandmother of Zachary (Nicola), Whitney (Mike), Stephanie Becker (Kevin) and Lorien Hoselton (Adam Battler) and great grandmother of Tyler, Benjamin, Evan, Grace, Alana Mei and Shawn. A Private Family Service was held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Wednesday March 17th, 2010. Interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Betty Jeanne Knight
September 20, 1924 - March 8, 2010
Knight, Betty Jeanne “Liz” - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Monday, March 8th, 2010, Liz Knight (nee Irwin) at 85 years of age. Loving wife of the late C.H. Patterson Knight. Cherished mother of Dr. Peter Knight and Mary Elizabeth Clark (David). Dear grandmother of Patrick and Emlyn, and Trevor and Ian. Predeceased by her beloved brother Dr. “Luke” Herbert Irwin and his late wife, Lorna. Well-loved Auntie to many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Friday, April 2nd, at 2 pm with visitation to be held at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service. Those wishing, may make a memorial donation by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Golden Plough Lodge, or the Capital Theatre. Liz had a tremendous memory. She took great delight in cataloguing the places, events & especially the people she knew, loved and enjoyed so much. She was a consummate gatherer of stories and friends.
Vernon Richard Burnham
April 20, 1923 - March 1, 2010
BURNHAM, Vernon Richard “Dick” - Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Monday March 1st, 2010 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Louise Hircock. Loving father of Allan (Denise), Cathy Burnham (Mark Edwardson), Paul (Anne), Linda Cable (Tom) and Donald (Vicky). Dear grandfather of Alison (Chuck), Laura, Dan B., Jen, Mark, Amy, Kate, Matt, Karly, Hannah, Bonnie, Brenda, Mark Jr., Dan S. and Grace and great grandfather of Kennedy, Ewan, Audrey, Nicholas, Julie, Christiano and Ronaldo. Brother of Mary Burnham. Friends are invited to call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held in Trinity United Church on Thursday March 4th at 2 pm. Interment in the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
Leonard Melville Ware
August 14, 1922 - February 28, 2010
The Reverend Leonard M. Ware (WWII Veteran, Padre of the RCL, Branch 133, Cobourg) - At the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Sunday February 28, 2010 at the age of 87. Leonard Ware husband of the late Doris Marchand. Loving father of Lynda and her husband Doug Morton, Deborah and her husband Servaas van der Heyden and David and his wife Sandra. Predeceased by his son William. Dear grandfather of Sherry (Ken Jibb), Michael Morton (Kellie) and Jenny Morton (Art Gardiner), Michelle (Emmanuel Conduah), Laura Bradley, William (Sherry McPhee) and Andrew van der Heyden, Joshua and Jacob Ware. Great grandfather of Amanda and Mathew Parken, Brennan Bradley and Abigail Conduah, Isabella Gardiner and Grace and Faith Morton. Predeceased by his six sisters. A funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Church, King St., East, Cobourg on Friday March 5 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. George’s Cemetery, Grafton. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg, on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Comrades of the RCL, Branch 133, Cobourg, will meet for a service on Thursday at 6:45. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to the Palliative Care Unit, Northumberland Hills Hospital.
Iris Joan Grieve
May 29, 1927 - February 28, 2010
Grieve, Iris Joan (McNamara) - Peacefully at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, on February 28, 2010. Born May 29, 1927, Woolwich, England. Beloved wife of the late Peter Grieve. She was a long-time resident of Cobourg until September 2008. Walker, gardener, and active member of a variety of organizations in Cobourg, including the Inner Wheel and Probus. Iris is survived by her children Judy Campbell (Nigel), Andrew (Unah) and Colin (Cheryl), grandchildren Jessica, Sam and Charlie Campbell and Ben, Dylan and Jodie Grieve, as well as brother Trevor McNamara of Broadstairs, England. Memorial service planned for Saturday, March 6, 2 p.m. at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Salvation Army – Cobourg.
John "Jack" Harvey
August 16, 1928 - February 27, 2010
HARVEY, John “Jack” – Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday, February 27, 2010 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Helen Harvey (nee O’Rourke). Loving father of Michael Harvey and Debbie Inia (Dave). Dear step-father of Dianne Alcorn (Philip). Cherished grandfather of Jordan, Michael, Laura and Colleen. Dear brother of Louise Redway (Al) and the late Robert (Shirley). A private family service will be held at a later date. Those wishing may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society through the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg (905-372-5132).
Isobel Irene Patry
May 26, 1922 - February 11, 2010
Patry, Isobel Irene (Member of the Eastern Star)- Passed away peacefully with family at her side on Thursday February 11, 2010, in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Edward John Patry. Loving mother of Lorne and Margaret. Predeceased by her son Donald. Proud grandmother of Brent, Carrie, Stacy, Nicky and Eddy. She will also be missed by many great grandchildren. Loving sister of Albert and the late Reg. A funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Church, Cobourg, on Monday February 15 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 3o King St., East, Cobourg, on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. Following cremation, interment Mt. Royal Cemetery, Montreal.
November 4, 1927 - October 5, 2003
Ley, Marion Lockhart at the Northumberland Health Care Centre, Cobourg on Sunday, October 5, 2003. Marion Lockhart Ley (nee Mitchell), a member of the Cobourg Inner Wheel, was the beloved wife of the late James Donald Ley. Dear mother of Gordon Ley and his wife Patti of Cobourg and Heather Elliott, predeceased. Grandmother of Carly, Paul, Stuart, Charlotte, Ashley and James. Sister of Nan Baker, Ian Mitchell, Isobel Clermont and Margaret Lawrence. Predeceased by many brothers and sisters. A funeral service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E., Cobourg on Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. If desired, memorial donations in memory of Marion could be made to the Ontario Division of the Arthritis Society or the Northumberland Health Care Auxiliary.
September 24, 1933 - February 10, 2010
TAPP, Robert Sidney – In his 77th year passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Beloved husband of Sadie (nee Dawe). Loving brother of Margaret (Robert Cater), the late Mary (Eddie Murdock), the late Jean (Andy Fraser), the late Buddy (Yvonne) and his sister Carol. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Friday, February 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church on Saturday, February 13th at 1pm. Interment Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and can be made through MacCoubrey Funeral Home.
Hector Van Reet
February 24, 1924 - February 5, 2010
Van Reet, Hector Joseph Passed away with dignity in Cobourg on Friday, February 5th, 2010, in his 86th year. Dearly loved by his wife of 60 years, Ora; his children Sandra Lecce (Domenic), Martha Van Reet (Yves Robert), Carolyn Wilcox (Bill), Patricia Van Reet, and Eric Van Reet (Michele); his grandsons Ian Wilcox, Eric Wilcox, Jacob Van Reet, and Jared Van Reet. Cremation with memorial visitation at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Tuesday, February 16th from 5 to 7 pm. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to a charity of choice.
Terrance Earle Helps
August 1, 1956 - February 5, 2010
HELPS, Terrance Earle (Freddy) - February 5th 2010 in his 54th year at the Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg, Ontario. Beloved son of Betty and the late Earle Helps. Father of Chelsey and Courtney. Brother of Jim (Bev) Helps, Wayne (Kathy) Helps and Debra (Bill) Bounds. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Golden Plough Lodge auditorium on Friday February 12th at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Cremation with interment at a later date to take place in Wyoming. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to The Golden Plough Lodge, the Kaitlin Nellie Bounds Trust Fund (autistic niece) or to a charity of their choice. Condolences and donations may be received at MacCoubrey Funeral Home 30 King St. E. Cobourg, Ontario (905) 372 5132.
Barbara Ellen McCoy
May 4, 1945 - February 8, 2010
Barbara McCoy (Evans)- Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, Ontario, on February 8, 2010 after a long and difficult battle with cancer. Barbara was the loving wife, best friend and soul mate of Patrick McCoy. She was also mother of Kimberley (Hoyte) Wolbert, and stepmother to Marlene (Mark) Belliveau of Windsor, Nova Scotia, Raymond (Linda) McCoy of Winnipeg, and Paula McCoy of Ville St-Laurent, Quebec. Barbara will be forever remembered and loved by her sister Gwen Barry of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, her sister Thelma (Dave) Moore of Grimsby, Ontario, and her brother George (Lynda) Evans of Brantford, Ontario. Barbara was a caring grandmother to 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was always a loving and caring friend to all and will be dearly remembered by her many relatives and friends. In her passing, Barbara will be reunited with her parents, Charles and Dorothy Evans. There would not be enough room to name all the individuals and organizations deserving our thanks and gratitude for their care and support during Barbara’s life and illness. There are her many friends, wonderful neighbours and our extended family in the North Shore Probus Club. We are especially grateful for the wonderful medical care she received from her family physician, Dr. T. Hearnden, her surgeries and care at Sunnybrook Hospital, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Northumberland Hills Hospital, and especially Dr. D. Moorsom and the staff of angels working in the NHH Palliative Care Unit who so kindly comforted and cared for Barbara during her final days.Visitation will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Thursday, February 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, February 12th from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, 10792 Hwy 2, Grafton on Friday, February 12th at 2 p.m. Interment St. George’s Cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made through MacCoubrey Funeral Home.
December 17, 1911 - October 4, 2003
MUTTON, Lawrence Edwin Peacefully at home on October 4th, 2003 in his 92nd year. Son of the late George and Weltha Mutton. Cherished husband and best friend of Beryl Marjorie Tucker. Beloved father of Stephanie (Joe), Michael (Helen), David (Bea), Graham (Cathy) and Wendy. Loving grandpa of Chris, Erin, Kevin, Richard, Jeff, Bill, Angie and 16 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Sarah Bennett and dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by sisters Elsie Packard, Amy Pretsell, Edith Pearson, Myrtle Perry, Grace Sampson, Edna Gillespie and brother Clarence. Lawrence served with the 1st Division of the RCHA in WW II. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion , Branch #187 and Shiloh United Church. Friends may call at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 11 King St., W., Colborne on Monday from 7-9 pm. A celebration of Lawrence’s life will be held at Shiloh United Memorial Church on Tuesday October 7th, 2003 at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shiloh United Memorial Church or charity of your choice.
Eileen McKim (van der Boon)
Eileen McKim (van der Boon) On September 27, 2003 a new angel entered Heaven. Eileen passed away in Alberta with her daughter and grandson by her side, at the age of 82. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Sheelagh (Clint), grandson Jason, great-granddaughter Grace, brother Gordon (Ruth), sister Doris, sister-in-law Vivian, the van der Boon family and many true lifelong friends in Ontario as well as her new friends in Alberta. She was predeceased by her husband Fred, sons Gary and Fred Jr., and second husband Michael van der Boon. Born in New Brunswick to Gladys and Norman Spence, she married Fred and began to travel. She was a wonderful mother, military wife, true friend to many and a very courageous woman. Eileen was loved by all and known for her wonderful sense of humour, intelligence and compassion. In her later years she traveled extensively until she started having strokes. She leaves us many cherished memories and has made the world a better place to be in. There will be a memorial service for Eileen on Tuesday, October 14, 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Cobourg, followed by a reception at the Lion’s Centre. Donations by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation in lieu of flowers would be her wishes. Donations and condolences received at maccoubrey.com. God saw you getting tired, when a cure was not to be, So He closed His arms around you and whispered “Come to Me”. You didn’t deserve what you went through, so He gave you rest. God’s garden must be beautiful, He only takes the best. And when we saw you sleeping so peaceful and free from pain, We could not wish you back to suffer that again.